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Covid and real estate are unscrewing growth in China

Covid and real estate are unscrewing growth in China

Sudden brake: China saw its economic growth collapse in the second quarter to sign its worst performance since 2020, due to health restrictions and a crisis in real estate which heavily penalized activity. According to official figures released on Friday, the gross domestic product (GDP) of the world’s second largest economy grew over one year …

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Stable growth expected in China in the face of inflation

Stable growth expected in China in the face of inflation

The government has taken steps to keep overall prices within a reasonable range China is expected to see a notable rebound in economic growth in the second half of the year as a stimulus package takes effect, but rising consumer inflation could pose a challenge, said experts. The national economy is gradually recovering from recent …

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Three reasons to consider an allocation to China A-shares

Three reasons to consider an allocation to China A-shares

Underrepresented in portfolios, China A-shares nevertheless offer multiple opportunities and can optimize risk-adjusted performance. Although the Chinese economy is one of the largest and most dynamic in the world, allocations to Chinese equities remain low. The average international investor’s total China market exposure is only 4.6% of their total assets1. While China makes up around …

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China goes its own way

China goes its own way

Unlike Western economies and markets, China seems to navigate this storm better. S&P Global’s monthly Purchasing Managers (PMI) surveys provide instant insight into global business confidence. The June report revealed a similar situation in Europe and the United States: confidence remains in an expansion phase in manufacturing and services, but it has slowed sharply compared …

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Airbus secures mega order for 292 planes in China

Airbus secures mega order for 292 planes in China

Despite air traffic paralyzed in China by the pandemic, the needs remain immense: four Chinese airlines announced on Friday that they had placed a mega-order for 292 single-aisle A320 family planes with Airbus. The orders, for the benefit of Air China, China Eastern, China Southern and Shenzhen Airlines, represent a total of nearly 37 billion …

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China orders nearly 300 single-aisle jets from Airbus

China orders nearly 300 single-aisle jets from Airbus

The orders, benefiting Air China, China Eastern, China Southern and Shenzhen Airlines, total nearly $37 billion at list prices. Despite air traffic paralyzed in China by the pandemic, the needs remain immense: four Chinese airlines announced on Friday that they had placed a mega-order for 292 single-aisle A320 family planes with Airbus. The orders, for …

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